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Pilates from Head to Toe

Looking for high quality, serious, fun Pilates in Paris?

Emily et ses collègues propose des cours collectifs de Pilates sur tapis et sur équipement Pilates en petits groupes pour tout public et pour les femmes enceintes et post-natal, ainsi que des cours privés et duo sur rendez-vous, le tout dans le centre de Paris, proche des quartiers Montorgueil et Réaumur-Sébastopol !


Monday 10h Pilates mat intermediate/advanced
11h Pilates Quartet all levels
12h Pilates Quartet pre-natal
13h Pilates Mat beginner/intermediate
18h30 Pilates Mat all levels
19h40 Pilates Quartet all levels
Tuesday 9h30 cOn-line classes
12h Pilates Mat in Japanese
13h Pilates Mat beginner/intermediate
15h15 Pilates Quartet advanced
16h30 Pilates Quartet advanced
18h Pilates Mat beginner/intermediate
19h15 Pilates Mat advanced
Wednesday 12h30 Soft Pilates Mat class
18h15 Barre au sol
19h30 Yoga hatha flow
Thursday 10h Pilates Mat beginner/intermediate
12h Pilates Mat beginner/intermediate
18h30 Pilates Mat beginner/intermediate
19h45 Pilates mat intermediate/advanced
Friday 10h Pilates Mat beginner/intermediate
11h Pilates Quartet advanced
12h Pilates Quartet pre-natal
13h Pilates mat intermediate/advanced
Saturday 10h45 Yoga Vinyassa
12h15 Pilates Mat beginner/intermediate
Elastique pilates équipement
Cours de Pilates sur chaise d'exercice


Class Passes

10 Mat Classes Pass 240 €
10 Quartet Classes Pass 380 €
10 Online Classes Pass 200 €

Single class

1 Mat Class 29 €
Private Lesson 85 €
Duet Lesson 49 € per person
Quartet Class 43 € per person
Pre-Post Natal Class 43 €
Online Class 22 €
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What is Pilates?

Pilates is an exercise method designed to decompress the spine, improve breath and circulation, and strengthen the entire body as a whole with a specific focus on the "core" abdominal muscles. Pilates can be done on mats or on equipment specifically designed by Joseph Pilates mainly the Reformer, the Wall Unit or Cadillac, and the Chair. Other smaller pieces of equipment and accessories such as Magic Circles, Fit Balls, Therabands and more can also be used. Emily teaches group classes on the mat with and without accessories and offers private and duet lessons on the mat and the equipment.
Pilates avec Emily à Paris

Who is Emily - Pilates from head to toe?

Emily is an American living in Paris since 1999, a mother and a former Internet Project Manager who trained extensively for her second career as a classical Pilates instructor. She has been teaching Pilates in Paris since 2010. Emily's goal as a Pilates instructor is to help each person feel more at home in his or her own body, to understand how it functions best and how to keep it strong and healthy for the long term. Emily loves teaching all kinds of people but has a special niche teaching pregnant and post-natal.
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What is a session with Emily like?

Group classes are small with a maximum of 9 participants. Emily is warm and friendly and makes each person feel welcomed by her and in the group. Be it a group or a private session every session begins by checking in with each person's current physical and mental condition. Emily teaches from the classical Pilates repertoire and introduces new concepts and exercises progressively. Imagery, anatomical knowledge and hand usage for guidance are used as pedagogical tools for teaching each lesson. She makes you work hard and she usually gives homework : an exercise or an observation to do until the next class!

Emily is a member of The French Federation of Professional Pilates Practitioners (FPMP) and holds a CQP-ALS certification for teaching Pilates in France.


I have been practicing Pilates for 13 years with Emily. She is very attentive to our aches and adapts the exercises accordingly while remaining demanding. The atmosphere is very pleasant, which offers a relaxing break in a bright and calm space. Come and discover his courses that I highly recommend.



Emily is an excellent pilates teacher, gentle teacher and funny! She has several accessories in her room (ball, rubber bands, etc.) and machines (chairs, etc.). You can therefore access a multitude of different courses. I can't see myself practicing pilates anywhere other than here!



I highly recommend Emily’s classes at Pilates de la tete aux pieds. Her training and years of experience are evident as she leads you through class with precise instructions and targeted corrections, no matter what your level. She will challenge you, but also brings a playful attitude to each session. It is an amazing workout in a beautiful space.



Practice Pilates at home

Train and workout at home with my videos and training exercises available on my YouTube channel and my website. Between live classes, train and master the Pilates movements.


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